Late Night

Publican Awards: The MA is calling for stories of excellence to send the message that hospitality matters.

Publican Awards aims to celebrate sector

By The Morning Advertiser

The coronavirus crisis has battered our sector, yet companies have remained resilient and strong, supporting their teams and customers. The Morning Advertiser (MA) aims to celebrate this with the launch of the Publican Awards.

Cultural change: 'pubs and restaurants have made headlines consistently over the past nine months, but the incredibly serious, potentially existential crisis, facing night clubs doesn’t seem to be penetrating the zeitgeist in the same way'


Night clubs 'unfortunate, unnoticed casualties' of coronavirus

By Stuart Stone

While the existential crisis facing night clubs hasn’t occupied as many column inches as the plight of pubs, a number of sector stakeholders believe that lights out for late nights out would change not just the complexion of the hospitality sector, but...

Trade insight: operators have told of their despair around the lack of clarity as to when late-night venues can reopen

Lights out for late night?

By Georgia Cronin, MCA

Having already provided your full name and contact details, you pass by the thermal imaging camera and through the personal protection tunnel, where you remain for five seconds to ensure the chlorine dioxide has thoroughly disinfected your clothes and...

Radio silence: the Government has yet to reveal when late-night venues can resume trading

Still no clarity on nightclub reopening date

By Nikkie Thatcher

While the Government has announced a slew of hospitality businesses can now reopen, it has remained tight-lipped on when the late-night sector venues can trade again.

The place to go: pubs are the most popular late-night venues for consumers

Pubs are most popular late-night venues

By Michelle Perrett

Pubs were the most popular late-night activity for adults of all ages, with just under a quarter (24.2%) of people spending the most money in pubs each month, new research from late-night operator Deltic has revealed.

Champions: the ALMR celebrates success in the late-night sector


ALMR Late Night Awards winners announced

By Nikkie Sutton

The Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) has announced the winners of its Late Night Awards at a gala ceremony in London’s West End.

'Nightclubs are part of the solution, not the problem'

'We want to work in partnership with councils and police'

By Peter Marks

When the Licensing Act 2003 finally became law, it changed everything. Whilst I don’t intend to detail all the changes, it’s safe to say that while there are some positives, there are also many negatives which still need to be addressed.

Chief executive of the ALMR Kate Nicholls


ALMR opens Late Night Award nominations

By Nikkie Sutton

The Association of Licensed Multiple (ALMR) has opened this year’s nominations for its Late Night Awards, which reward the best in the late-night sector business.

More than 100 businesses have condemned the potential introduction of an EMRO in Blackpool

Blackpool Council leader says EMRO would only affect two nightclubs

By Ellie Bothwell

The leader of Blackpool Council has said the introduction of an early morning restriction order (EMRO) would only “lead to two nightclubs closing a couple of hours earlier” in the town, despite an influx of responses from the pub industry condemning the...